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Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.
Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
Source:Time MagazineDecember 7, 2012
Chromosomal microarray, which compares a fetus' DNA to that of a normal genome, should be offered to all expectant mothers, say CUMC researchers.
- December 7, 2012
A new genetic test may help detect abnormalities in 40% more cases of stillbirth - co-authored by Columbia's Dr. Brynn Levy.
- December 5, 2012
A new genetic test, microarray, found significantly more clinically relevant information than the standard method - results in NEJM.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- October 11, 2012
Mechanisms underlying SMA found
Source:Time MagazineAugust 21, 2012
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 9, 2012
Encouraging clinical trial results for microarray, a new prenatal test that can detect more genetic problems than ever before.
- June 26, 2012
Prenatal exposure to ubiquitous household chemical in vinyl flooring can increase a child’s risk for developing eczema.
- May 16, 2012
Researchers at Columbia’s Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) have discovered an uncommon bacterium, Sutterella, in the intestines of 12 of 23 children who had both autism and GI problems.